TOEIC Gram Quiz 5 Review

101. You may find the appendix ________ the report on page 234, just after the conclusion.

(A) at
(B) on
(C) during
(D) to

Correct: D
Category: Preposition

102. Because of the ________ value of the company, the recent actions of the board were applauded at the annual stockholders' meeting.

(A) increase
(B) increased
(C) it increased the
(D) increasing by the

Correct: B
Category: Adjective

103. No electrical appliances ________ in the lavatories at any time during the flight.

(A) used
(B) may use
(C) may be using
(D) may be used

Correct: D
Category: Verb Form

104. Mr. Sung does not believe that the solution ________ proposed is applicable to our current dilemma.

(A) that has
(B) that have
(C) that
(D) that you have

Correct: D
Category: Adjective Clause

105. All applicants __________ the job must have a graduate degree, three years of professional work experience, and five recommendations.


Correct: A
Category: Preposition

106. We thank you for your application, but feel that your talents may best lie ________.

(A) somewhere
(B) elsewhere
(C) anywhere
(D) everywhere

Correct: B
Category: Usage

107. Teletext Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and all interested people are _________ to apply.

(A) encouraging
(B) encouraged
(C) being encouraging
(D) having been encouraged

Correct: B
Category: Verb
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108. Ms. Sanders' appointment to the position was widely expected based on her ________ qualifications.


Correct: B
Category: Usage

109. In spite of the fact that the project _________ millions of dollars with no visible result, the foundation has agreed to apportion additional funds for the project.

(A)has already consuming
(B)has already been consumed
(C)has already being consumed
(D)was already consumed

Correct: B
Category: Verb

110. Before the house can be sold, it must be appraised to determine its market _________.


Correct: A
Category: Noun

111. We appreciate the response of our readers to this survey and will try to implement as many suggestions _________.

(A) if possible
(B) if possibility
(C) as possible as
(D) as possible

Correct: D
Category: Connector

112. Jack ________ an apprenticeship as an automobile mechanic at the Folsom Toyota dealership.

(A) is served
(B) is serving
(C) serving
(D) serve

Correct: B
Category: Verb Form

113. President Jackson has asked ________ immediately apprised of any changes in the current situation.

(A) be
(B) to have been
(C) to be
(D) to being

Correct: C
Category: Infinitive

114. The company's marketing approach needs to be revamped in order to keep in touch with today's buying ________.

(A) public
(B) publican
(C) publicity
(D) publisher

Correct: A
Category: Noun

115. The Office of Research and Development has received a budget appropriation of 50 million dollars for ________.

(A) the fiscal current year
(B) fiscal, the current year
(C) fiscal current, the year
(D) the current fiscal year

Correct: D
Category: Order

116. Final approval may not _________ in the foreseeable future due to the unsettled economic situation.

(A) forthcome
(B) being forthcoming
(C) be forthcoming
(D) have been forthcoming

Correct: C
Category: Verb

117. Approximately ten percent of the ________ is unemployed at any given time.

(A) force work French
(B) work French force
(C) French force work
(D) French work force

Correct: D
Category: Order

118. The banker's _________ were not very apropos in light of recent developments in the banking system.

(A) commendables
(B) commentary
(C) comments
(D) commensurate

Correct: C
Category: Noun

119. Ms. Gonsalves' aptitude for the job is obvious ________ of her coworkers and supervisors.

(A) for all
(B) in all
(C) to all
(D) at all

Correct: C
Category: Preposition
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120. The union ________ an independent arbiter be chosen to settle the strike against management.

(A) that has asked
(B) has what asked
(C) has asked that
(D) which has asked that

Correct: C
Category: Verb + Subordinator Noun Clause

121. ________ in arbitrage, Jackson Lyman is widely sought after by most Wall Street firms.

(A) Specializing
(B) To specialize
(C) His specialty
(D) Special

Correct: A
Category: Adjective (participle)

122. Both management and labor ________ to submit to binding arbitration to bring their problems to an end.

(A) agrees
(B) have agreed
(C) have been agreed
(D) is agreed

Correct: B
Category: Verb

123. Taking over a company ________ lost over a million dollars in each of the last five years is an arduous task.

(A) who have
(B) that it has
(C) which has
(D) it has

Correct: C
Category: Adjective Clause

124. In the arena of internet bookstores, ________ has achieved the success of Amazon.

(A) none is the entity
(B) there is no entity
(C) no entity that
(D) no entity

Correct: D
Category: Subject

125. With no _________ in her personal job security, Melissa dramatically criticized her supervisor in the company meeting.

(A) interest
(B) interested
(C) interesting
(D) interestingly

Correct: A
Category: Noun